45th International Conference and NDT Technique Exposition

NDE for Safety 2015 / Defektoskopie 2015

Holiday Inn hotel, Brno, Czech Republic, November 3 - 5, 2015

Czech Society for Non-destructive Testing

invites all NDT specialists on

45th International Conference and Exhibition

NDE for Safety 2015 / Defektoskopie 2015

Holiday Inn hotel, Brno, Czech Republic, November 3 - 5, 2015

This event will be organized by Czech Society for NDT as an international annual meeting and exhibition in the town Brno (South Moravia). The conference is aimed to all topics of non-destructive testing and evaluation of materials and structures in all areas of technical activities.
It is an opportunity to meet together all people interested in research, development, as well as in practice, standardization and application of NDT/NDE methods. All interested persons are invited to participate at the conference, and to contribute by papers in both oral and poster sections. Manufacturers and suppliers of NDT instruments, software, literature and service providers are invited to present their products and innovations.

Main Conference Topics:

  • Ultrasonic methods
  • Magnetic and inductive methods
  • Radiography
  • Acoustic emission
  • Surface and optical methods
  • Tomography
  • NDT in material and structure testing
  • NDT corrosion damage monitoring
  • Leak detection
  • Functional and operational testing, reliability and safety assurance, NDE, SHM
  • Application of NDE / NDT in the following areas: energy, transport, engineering, construction, chemical industry, etc.
  • Non-standard applications
  • Education, standardisation, certification and accreditation


Brno is the capital of the South Moravian Region with a population of almost 400.000 people. It has a strategic geographic position within Central Europe (120 km from Vienna, 200 km from Prague) with excellent transport accessibility by rails and buses, including an international airport. Brno is a modern, dynamic and fast growing centre of industry, trade, science, information technology, research and innovation with business incubators and centres of excellence in science, a city of universities with more than 80.000 students at 14 universities.

The city is a unique cultural centre of the whole region. Brno is remarkable for its unique functionalist architecture including an icon of functionalism - Villa Tugendhat, which is inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Dominating historical features of the city are the Spilberk castle and the Cathedral of Sts. Peter and Paul. The unique medieval Ossuary under the St. James Church is a new tourist attraction, as well as a complex of underground corridors and cellars running underneath the whole downtown.


The accommodation of participants will be reserved at comfort Holiday Inn Hotel**** Brno - www.hibrno.cz/en/. The hotel is located in close vicinity of the Brno Fairgrounds. The hotel is easily accessible both by car and by public transport. The hotel has modern and comfortable furniture. All rooms are equipped with their own sanitary facilities, TV etc.

Preliminary Conference Time Schedule:

  • Deadline for abstracts submission: July 15, 2015
  • Limit date for payment of reduced fees: September 15, 2015
  • Deadline for papers delivery: September 15, 2015 October 15, 2015
  • Detailed information with program: October 15, 2015
  • Conference opening: November 03, 2015 at 10 a.m.

Conference Language: All technical papers at the conference will be presented in English, Czech or Slovak languages.

Call for Papers

All authors are invited to contribute papers on the areas of conference topics (in both oral and poster sessions). Contributors are requested to submit their paper title with short abstract (app.200 words), keywords and basic contacts till July 15, 2015 - E-mail: cndt@cndt.cz. The contributions will be reviewed by members of the Scientific Committee. All papers will be published in conference proceedings and CD ROM. Conference will be forwarded for registration in Scopus database.

Organizing Committee invites all companies to active participation through corporate sponsorships.

Organizing Committee

Chairman:Pavel Mazal –- Brno University of Technology
Members:Luboš Pazdera, Ivo Kusák, Libor Topolář – Brno University of Technology
Exhibition:Pavel Turek – Tiret Agency
Accommodation and secretary:Dagmar Kratochvílová – CNDT

Contact Address

CNDT - Mr. Pavel Mazal
Brno University of Technology
Technická 2
CZ 616 69 Brno
Czech Republic
E-mail: cndt@cndt.cz
phone: +420 541 143 229